New Mexico Lobos (3-0) at Boise State Broncos (4-1)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2020 at 9:30 pm (ExtraMile Arena)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -10.5 -- Over/Under: 144 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and Boise State Broncos meet Monday in college basketball action at the ExtraMile Arena.
The New Mexico Lobos look for another win to build on their 3-0 record. The New Mexico Lobos are averaging 88.7 points on 49.5 percent shooting and allowing 61.3 points on 32.5 percent shooting. Makuach Muluach is averaging 18.3 points and 10 rebounds while Rod Brown is averaging 13.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Bayron Matos is the third double-digit scorer and Valdir Manuel is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The New Mexico Lobos are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 60 percent from the free throw line. The New Mexico Lobos are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 54.7 rebounds per game.
The Boise State Broncos look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Boise State Broncos are averaging 74.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 60.2 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Derrick Alston is averaging 15.2 points and 1.6 assists while RayJ Dennis is averaging 14 points and 3.4 rebounds. Abu Kigab is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Shaver Jr. is grabbing five rebounds. The Boise State Broncos are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The Boise State Broncos are allowing 26.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.4 rebounds per game.
The Lobos are 14-30 ATS in their last 44 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Broncos are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 home games and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The under is 5-0-1 in Lobos last 6 overall. The under is 11-3 in Broncos last 14 overall.
The New Mexico Lobos are off to an impressive start this season on both sides of the floor, but they haven't played a team worth mentioning, so the jury is still out. The Boise State Broncos are riding a four-game winning streak, which includes a win over BYU, and they're playing defense for once. Usually Boise State relieves heavily on its offense. Either way, I trust Boise State more, especially when you consider the betting trends. I'll lay the chalk with the Broncos.